Merriam Woods, Missouri Population 2023

2,471

Merriam Woods is a city located in Missouri. Merriam Woods has a 2023 population of 2,471. Merriam Woods is currently growing at a rate of 11.81% annually and its population has decreased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,471 in 2020.

The average household income in Merriam Woods is $43,313 with a poverty rate of 41.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Merriam Woods is 32.1 years, 29.4 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Merriam Woods Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Merriam Woods was:

  • White: 93.89%
  • Other race: 3.20%
  • Two or more races: 2.06%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Merriam Woods, Missouri is 2,471 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,471.

Merriam Woods, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Merriam Woods Population by Race

Merriam Woods Population Pyramid 2023

Merriam Woods Median Age

32.1

Total

29.4

Male

33.8

Female

Merriam Woods Adults

There are 1,656 adults, (241 of whom are seniors) in Merriam Woods.

Merriam Woods Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Merriam Woods Sex Ratio

Female1,19148.20%
Male1,28051.80%

Merriam Woods Population by Age

Merriam Woods Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.47

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Merriam Woods Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Merriam Woods Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Merriam Woods Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 81.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.90%.

Merriam Woods Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$22,007

Average Earnings

$24,688

Average Male

$21,154

Average Female

Merriam Woods Earnings by Educational Attainment

Merriam Woods Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Merriam Woods Language

91.88% of Merriam Woods residents speak only English, while 8.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.03% of the population.

Merriam Woods Language

Merriam Woods Poverty by Race

rate

41.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.92%

Male Poverty Rate

25.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Merriam Woods

The race most likely to be in poverty in Merriam Woods is Hispanic, with 125.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Merriam Woods is Asian, with 9.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.22%.

Merriam Woods Poverty

Merriam Woods Poverty Rate by Education

Merriam Woods Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Merriam Woods Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Merriam Woods Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Merriam Woods Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Merriam Woods Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Merriam Woods Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Merriam Woods Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

85

Number of Veterans

72

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

Merriam Woods Veterans by War

Merriam Woods Veterans by Age

count

Merriam Woods Veterans by Race

Merriam Woods Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Merriam Woods Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Merriam Woods Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Merriam Woods Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Merriam Woods Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

50.99%

Born in Merriam Woods

97.49%

Native Born

2.51%

Foreign Born

1.21%

Non Citizen

1.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.49% of Merriam Woods residents were born in the United States, with 50.99% having been born in Missouri. 1.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Merriam Woods Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Merriam Woods Population by Year